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In major blow to TikTok, Indonesia bans e-commerce transactions on social media

  By Reuters and published by CNA Jakarta – Indonesia has banned e-commerce transactions on social media platforms, the trade minister said on Wednesday (Sep. 27), in a blow to short video app TikTok, which is doubling down on Southeast Asia’s biggest economy to boost its e-commerce business. The government said the move, which takes

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Thaksin, minister join social media push to legalise E-cigarettes

  THE THAI social media is abuzz with calls to legalise electronic cigarettes with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn being among them, Matichon said this afternoon (Feb. 11). The issue of legalising vaping became a hot topic for discussion after Taiwanese actress An Yu-Qing, whose English name

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FDA warns against exaggerated ads by 3 brands of toothpaste

  THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today (Oct. 19) issued a warning against believing exaggerated claims by three brands of toothpaste in their advertisements run on social media, Matichon newspaper said. The three brands are as follows: – 3D Premium Plus toothpaste, sold under the trade name ATK, registration number 10-1-6400019767. Claims to be

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